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Case Study: Intake Standards for Consistent Matter Evaluation (Xcel Energy)

Published: 26 August 2020

ID: G00732520

Analyst(s): Legal and Compliance Research Team


Outside counsel accounts for over half of total legal spend for most companies. Legal leaders should avoid overspend by ensuring the right resource executes the right work. To that end, Xcel Energy evaluates each matter at intake and analyzes staffing data to target inefficiencies in law firm use.

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